Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: veterans

VA shadow rulers had sway over contracting and budgeting

New disclosures and investigations are straining the three Trump associates’ relationship with the new VA secretary.

How America’s perpetual warfare abroad is fueling an increase in white...

“If you look for instance at the surges in Ku Klux Klan membership, they align more consistently with the return of veterans from combat and the aftermath of war than they do with anti-immigration, populism, economic hardship or any of the other factors that historians have typically used to explain them."

The stories war tells me

A veteran and parent can’t stop thinking about the war he fought.

Don’t let Trump betray veterans

Is the Trump administration working on a scheme fronted by the billionaire Koch brothers to "privatize" the VA health system?

This veteran with PTSD is building a free tiny house community...

Donnie Davis is creating a micro-housing community in Franklinville, New Jersey that will provide shelter, counseling, and therapy animals to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder – and it will all be provided free of charge.

Turning the moral injury of war into moral outrage for change

Our job is to turn moral injury into moral outrage and transform the United States into an exceptional humanitarian nation.

Veterans return to Standing Rock to act as human shields against...

This is a clear sign that the fight between water protectors and law enforcement is far from over.

Bernie Sanders condemns Trump’s plan to privatize VA

“We must protect the VA, not destroy it.”

Why I answered the call for veterans to go to Standing...

At Standing Rock, for the first time, I felt like I was finally serving the people.

Watch: Veterans apologize to Indigenous on behalf of U.S. Army at...

Today, hundreds of veterans from across the United States took a knee and begged for forgiveness for crimes committed toward indigenous people in the name of the U.S. military.

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Four Correctional Officers Sentenced to Prison for Covering Up Inmate Abuse

Eight former corrections officials from Macon State Prison were convicted for their involvement in beating inmates or coordinating cover-ups that followed each assault. When will this brutality end?

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

Lots of presidential candidates talk a good talk. Look at their records instead.

Voters need to demand candidates whose life trajectories and past actions make it clear that they have more to offer than politically convenient sound bites.

Bernie-Tulsi-Liz: How the progressives can win back the White House

My best advice to you who support Bernie, Tulsi or Liz is that you get them to join together. This is the only way to guarantee a progressive candidate in 2020 and a strong group to oppose Trump.
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Who will be the next president?

In reality, the person who will beat Trump will possess the two attributes mentioned above: the character, integrity, vision to lead the nation, and the ability to mobilize the many who have been left behind.

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